Black Cotillion ball Harlem 1940s

Vintage Debutante Ball <--- This is a powerful image! LOVE THIS! Beautiful (This is the life I always envisioned myself living when I was a little girl.

In 1966, Uhura was the first black woman as a main character on US TV who was not a servant. NBC refused to let Nichelle Nichols be a regular, claiming Deep South affiliates would be angered, so Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry hired her as a “day worker,” but included her in almost every episode. She actually made more money than any of the other actors through this workaround, but it was still a humiliating second-class status.

"in Uhura was the first black woman as a main character on US TV who was not a servant. NBC refused to let Nichelle Nichols be a regular, claiming Deep South affiliates would be angered, so Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry hired her as a “day worker,”

Michelle Obama (FLOTUS)

President Barack & Michelle Obama wedding - The 50 Best Celebrity Wedding Dresses of All Time

Contrary to Hollywood, black slaves were America’s 1st cowboys. The word cowboy, originally had nothing to do w-roping cattle & hell-raising in the high plains. The word 'cowboy' grew out of social customs that did not allow black males to be addressed as 'mister' or 'men'. 'Boy,' was a derogatory term for a black male that included "cowboy,”, "house boy,” “field boy,” “stable boy". Thousands of black cowboys were lawmen, Buffalo soldiers, ranchers, farmers. Few are found in history books.

1913 Black History Album, The Way We Were. At least 1 in 4 cowboys in the west, were African American, Native American or Mexican.

This made me a sick at first but then I thought, look at what she did with her life!

Black American OURstory: Eartha Kitt was definitely amazing. <She sang so many great songs that it kind of like me people know her for Santa Baby and Batman. She was so very talented.

In honor of two American heroes, Richard and Mildred Loving, who asked only to be allowed to marry despite being of two races - and ultimately prevailed - here is a set of photos of them and their beautiful family.

The Loving family. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

Black nurses saving a KKK member

African American doctors and nurses attempting to save the life of a Klu Klux Klan member. This photo leaves me speechless.this is what respect for life is; this is what grace is.

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